Quiz 5

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Question 1 2 points Save
Examine this figure. Please order the following
components from oldest to youngest.
diapir
faulting
folding
sedimentary layers
Question 2 5 points Save
Please correctly match the following statements about the
geologic principles with either TRUE or FALSE.
The principle
of original
horizontality
states that
within a
sequence of
sedimentary
rocks the
layers get
younger from
bottom to top.
The principle
of lateral
continuity
states that an
original
sedimentary
layer extends
laterally until
it tapers or
things at its
edges.
The principle
of
superposition
states that
fossil species
succeed one
another
through
sedimentary
a.TRU
E
b.FALS
E
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rock layers in
a predictable
order.
The principle
of
superposition
states that
within a
sequence of
undisturbed
sedimentary
rocks the
layers get
younger going
from bottom
to top.
The principle
of cross-
cutting
relationships
states that a
disrupted
pattern is
older than the
cause of the
disruption.
Question 3 3 points Save
Please match the following images with the terms below
that best describe them.
A.Reverse fault
B.Normal fault
C.Strike slip fault
D.This is not a fault
Question 4 1 points Save
A rock that behaves in a [e] manner will bend under stress
and does not return to its original shape.
a.brittle
b.plastic
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c. tactile
d.rubber
e.elastic
Question 5 3 points Save
Please match the following types of folds with their best
definitions.
Plunging
folds
Open folds
Recumbent
folds
A.Folds in which the hinge
lines are not horizontal.
B.None of the answers are
correct.
C.A fold which has been
overturned to such an
extent that the limbs are
essentially horizontal.
D.A fold with an horizontal
hinge line.
Question 6 1 points Save
When alpha emission occurs the atomic number of the
atom is reduced by _____ and its atomic mass number
reduced by ____.
a.2; 4
b.4; 1
c.2; 3
d.4; 2
e.3; 2
Question 7 1 points Save
A _____ trap is one of the best structures for holding oil.
a.synclinal
b.reversed
c.monocline
d.basin
e.anticline
Question 8 1 points Save
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